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of jennifer pettitte going to that bank. this, as her husband, mr. william pettitte, takes the stand today. >> what an emotional day. we'll e go to that in a little bit. >>> we begin with a high-stakes day in politics. jon karl is covering it all. >> reporter: good morning, george. as you said, there's seven primaries today. but the eyes of the political world are all on tiny delaware. it's here that the tea party movement is trying to score its biggest upset yet. meet christine o'donnell, the tea party candidate most feared by the republican establishment. >> there is a tidal wave coming to delaware. and we -- we are riding it. and he is drowning in it. >> reporter: she has twice run for the senate. and twice lost. but this time, she has sarah palin. >> hi. this is governor sarah palin. vote for christine o'donnell for u.s. senate this tuesday. >> reporter: o'donnell is up against one of delaware's most popular political figures, congressman mike castle. republican leaders think he is their only chance of winning joe biden's old senate seat. >> if she were, by some miracle to be our nomin
in a desperate attempt to save her family. this newly released bank surveillance video shows jennifer hawke-petit with drawing $15,000 from her bank in this small town of cheshire, connecticut. it was a monday morning july 23rd, 2007. about three miles away, something awful, something truly sinister was happening inside her home. her husband william was bound and gagged. and along with her two daughters haley and milkala was held hodge. she hoped the money would be enough for the two men who broke into their home the night before to save their lives. she reaches out but has to be discreet because one of the two alleged kidnappers was just outside. the bank manager quietly calls 911. 9:21, cheshire police learned of the hodge situation. >> we have a lady who is in our bank right now who says that her husband and children are being held at their house. the people are in a car outside the bank. she is getting $15,000, that if the police are told they will kill the children and the husband. she is petrified. >> reporter: minutes later she leaves the bank with the ransom money. >> they told her
jennifer hawke-petit and her two daughters in 2007. a lawyer for the next suspect, joshua komisarjevsky held a news conference to correct what he called a misimpression of the petit family. he said the youngest daughter had not been raped but had been sexually assaulted. more on that later. you recall the video of jennifer hawke-petit withdrawing $15,000 before her murder. police testified hayes took her to the bank while the alleged accomplice held the family hostage. yesterday authorities released video from a gas station where one of the suspects allegedly purchased $10 worth of gas that would be used to burn down the petit's home. when she got back from withdrawing money, jennifer hawke-petit was sexually assaulted and strangled. her daughters were tied to beds and died in the fire that was then set. dr. william petit was injured but survived the attack. there's been testimony from police about cell phone text messages that the suspects allegedly sent to each other hours before the home invasion. 7:45 p.m., hayes texted, i'm champing at the bit to get started. need a margarita soon.
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has to go home, we take a break, pick it up later on. ♪ >> reporter: the last time jennifer grey famously danced with a partner was 23 years ago in "dirty dancing" with the late bat trick swayze. >> the trust that i have to have with derek i had to have with patrick. they're very similar if the way they're both incredibly confident, natural dancers. i feel like -- now i'm going to get emotional -- oh, i feel like i have to do something that makes me really happy. ♪ >> reporter: only "good morning america" was invited to on-stage rehearsal. ♪ ♪ oh so closer now ♪ we are the champions of the world ♪ >> i'm convinced that i'm going to win because i'm so starving, i'm going to eat all the other contestants. >> reporter: former pro athletes, now, amateur dancers, claim they'll do almost whatever it takes to win. is there anything out here that you'll just like say, no way, i won't do it. you've seen guys take their shirts off. where do you draw the line on this? >> you know what right now, i know as we go along, the competition will get heated. ♪ i go crazy >> and fortunat
need a transfusion. he was left for dead in the basement while jennifer hawks petit was taken to a bank and forced to withdraw $15,000. later that morning, petit told the jury he heard loud thumps upstairs and in a more sinister tone, don't worry. it's going to be over in a couple of minutes. jennifer petit was raped and strangled. the 11 and 17-year-old girls were tied to their beds and would die of smoke inhalation after they set fire to the house. petit eventually freed himself and yelled at a neighbor to call 911 saying, i thought time was of the essence and i needed to get help. in court, dr. petit never looked at his alleged attacker. there was no cross-examination by the defense. the trial could last up to two months. marcus solis, abc news, new haven. >>> bedbugs have been showing up in homes and in stores lately. and now they've shut down the main library in ft. myers, florida, too. a librarian found them crawling on some of the chairs, by the computers. those chairs were removed and exterminators called in. the bedbugs were found at another library branch last week. librarians
of dr. petit's family, his wife, jennifer and two daughters. >> the families are ready for this process to begin. and our hope is for justice to prevail. >> reporter: petit is supposed to describe for the first time, the home invasion. the sexual assaults. and the fire set to the home. and for the first time, we saw the surveillance image of mrs. petit at the bank. the bank teller that day was among the first to testify. telling the court that mrs. petit's hands were a little shaky. and that the wife said she had to withdraw $15,000 because her family was being held hostage. the bank teller said she alerted the bank manager, who also testified. telling the court that mrs. petit showed pictures of her daughters in her wallet. the court heard the 911 call from the bank manager who described the wife this way. she is petrified. then, dr. petit's neighbor took the stand. he heard someone calling his name. he opened his garage and saw a man lying in the driveway. i did not recognize him at first. his face was banged up. it just didn't look like dr. petit. he testified that inside the home, t
of illinois. joining me now to talk about this is deputy personal finance editor jennifer merritt. she oversaw the research for the "wall street journal." the bottom line here is for that first job, businesses seem to be preferring not the ivy leagues, but others. these are no slouch schools. this is not like, oh, gosh, let's take second best. those are great schools. why, though, this over the ivy leagues? >> for these entry level jobs people are hoping to grow candidates into the company with. and so one of the reasons is they come very academically prepared. they've all had a major. so they've really got the great, deep skills in a subject. and then because they've got to really fend for themselves at these big schools and take advantage of various resources and network and the wide networks. they're also sort of able to come in, hit the ground running, and that well roundedness. >> ivy league graduates are seen as less -- >> they're less technically prepared in a lot of ways. most ivy league schools don't have majors in a traditional sense, don't have a lot of that bread and butter course
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